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Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Jackie Perelman, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

She stands in the wings, preparing to take the stage. When she walks out, she is momentarily blinded by the light, but is no stranger to this feeling. She waits for the roar of the crowd to die down, relishing the feeling, and then she commences her twenty minute monologue. Senior Rae Bell is an 18-year-old...

AOM: Isobel Souza

AOM: Isobel Souza

Sonia Bhattacharyya, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Music blasts from speakers, and the show is about to begin. Junior Isobel Souza sings along to the music, feeling nervous electricity before her World of Dance competition. For Souza, dance has allowed her to form lasting friendships and land a teaching job at the Brookline Teen Center train...

AOM: Evan Paris

AOM: Evan Paris

Josh Fleishman, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Unlike a lot of artists at the high school who like to draw or paint, Senior Evan Paris works with stained glass and 2D mosaics. Although it’s not offered at the high school, Paris uses materials once used at the high school to pursue his passion. He hopes to continue art in the future as a hobby. “I f...

AOM Upgraded: Emma Staff

AOM Upgraded: Emma Staff

Josh Fleishman, Staff Writer
January 11, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Multimedia, Showcase

Senior Emma Staff has always had a passion for art. In 4th grade, she started sewing and designing clothes. As she grew older, she became interested in drawing, painting, metal working, jewelry making and photography. She learns most of her skills through classes at the high school, but she also expan...

AOM: Yana Lazarova-Weng

AOM: Yana Lazarova-Weng

Chloe Barber, Staff Writer
January 4, 2017
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Pitch black, pure white, and every shade in between: a zoomed-in subject looking up towards something bright, irises reflecting the light. Swift, dark markings represent the shadows. After taking an art class her freshman year, sophomore Yana Lazarova-Weng developed a passion for drawing, especially...

AOM: Jimmy Ricks

AOM: Jimmy Ricks

Iman Khan, Arts Writing Editor
October 25, 2016
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

He watches the scene around him: the different people. The range of women, varying in height, race, body shape and more. He observes the world surrounding him and proceeds to put his vision on a small sheet in his notebook. Every stroke of his pencil is purposeful in order to create something that his vi...

AOM: Jory Cherry

AOM: Jory Cherry

Evan Marohn, Staff Writer
June 7, 2016
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Among the various art displays from the high school’s elective classes lining the stairs of the Unified Arts Building, white clay sculptures of human anatomy stand out. They vary in size, from life-size busts of the upper body to a collection of miniature pieces. Some have the body of a man, but are...

AOM: Wilson Hsu

AOM: Wilson Hsu

Raven Bogues, Staff Writer
May 3, 2016
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Being a part of the New England Conservatory’s Youth Philharmonic Conservatory is no small feat. Sophomore Wilson Hsu has played violin since he was three and a half, and now plays both viola and violin. According to Wilson Hsu, music has influenced him throughout his life. “I still try and pr...

AOM: Lilly Hartman

AOM: Lilly Hartman

Maddie Nagler, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Create, critique, improve, repeat. Ceramics is a continuous cycle. The completion of one piece only leads to the inspiration for the next. Senior Lilly Hartman said that in ceramics you must constantly evaluate and improve your work in order to be truly creative. Hartman started taking ceramics ...

AOM: Noah Sesling

AOM: Noah Sesling

Karina Lorenzo, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Sophomore Noah Sesling stood on stage in the junior version of the musical Into the Woods at his summer camp. While he may have first participated in the show because his friends were in it, Sesling’s passion for singing continued long after the curtain closed. After coming to the realization that sin...

AOM: Maya Krantz

AOM: Maya Krantz

Izzy Gonzalez, Staff Writer
February 1, 2016
Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

Junior Maya Krantz’s younger sister’s birthday party in 6th grade featured bracelet beading. Walking into the celebration, she did not suspect that the craft project would develop into what has become her passion. Maya Krantz takes jewelry making at the high school, metalworking independently, a...

Artist of the Month: Clayton Mears

Artist of the Month: Clayton Mears

Ani Mathison, Staff Writer
January 20, 2016
Filed under Arts, Showcase

A green- skinned woman preens with her hands behind her head and a provocative look in her eye. A colorful head stares out of the paper, it’s eyes dragging with emotion. An alien figure looks bemusedly at the viewer with big eyes. These are the works of senior Clayton Mears. Mears has been an artist ...

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